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go the extra mile

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Definition


Doing above and beyond what is expected.

Context : Business
Category: Idiom
Semantic: commitment, effort

Usage of “go the extra mile”

  1. Some companies will go the extra mile to win customers.

Examples of idiom “go the extra mile” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'cravesforcakes'
    cravesforcakes:

    I would go the extra mile, just for you.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'westyuark'
    westyuark:

    I'll go the extra mile and keep my lights on for another 15 minutes #earthhour

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'JoeyDeac0n'
    JoeyDeac0n:

    My Earth Hour will be at 4am. I'll be doing nothing then, no lights, TV, gaming, nothing. I'm going the extra mile to save the planet.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'originalsue'
    originalsue:

    Walking around the house in the dark.Like a good witch should.going the extra mile in support of earth hour.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'cheryli'
    cheryli:

    going the extra mile is a part of the highway to success

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'kplosee'
    kplosee:

    Time to see if going the extra mile is a good thing

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'kookyton'
    kookyton:

    Jim Marshall went the extra mile to get us closer to the madness and beauty of rock music. Truly gutted.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'flirtyfloral'
    flirtyfloral:

    So glad my efforts paid off. Really went the extra mile for this.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'heyitsmelinaaa'
    heyitsmelinaaa:

    i never trust guys with my heart. one has to go the extra mile to win it

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'businessfitclub'
    businessfitclub:

    Customer service is crucial. Does your Company go the extra mile?

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Fr3shprinc312'
    Fr3shprinc312:

    Its crazy how people will go the extra mile to front...

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Debbie8831'
    Debbie8831:

    So thankful for good friends that go the extra mile.